Dec 14 2009

StoryRise December 19 with Liz Warren!

Continuing our nomadic life, the next StoryRise lands December 19, 2009 at “A Grill On the Go” in old town Avondale, AZ.

StoryRise: Storytelling for Adults
Saturday, December 19 7PM
Doors Open at 630PM.
No Admission Fee
(Please consider buying a a coffee, soda or sandwich from the store?)

“A Grill on the Go”
506 E Western Avenue Suite 101
Avondale, AZ 85323
(Map Link Here.)
(North of Buckeye Road Just West of Dysart Road on Western)
Park in the parking lot in the back of the building!

Featured Teller:
Liz Warren.

Also featuring stories
by Sean Buvala and Annie Gustafson

More info to follow!

Mar 11 2009

Added Performer to Irish Tales on 3/17 in Goodyear

We’re happy to tell you that we have added Sandy Oglesby to the share the “stage” with Sean at the next StoryRise event, 3/17/2009, in Goodyear, Arizona. Sandy is an Arizona storyteller with plenty of telling experience in many other countries, including Ireland. See her bio on the Performers page on this site.

Mar 4 2009

March 17: Irish Storytelling, St. Patrick’s Day, Goodyear AZ

Our newest StoryRise event has been scheduled!
Download the PDF flyer here!

Our March 2009 Theme:

Irish Stories from Before and Then:
Stolen Women, Pookas, Demon Cats, Foggy Hills and Misperceptions are just some of the things you’ll hear when you listen to us tell to you about the stories from Celtic Lands. Laugh strong and we might even throw in the Salmon of Knowledge, too.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009  700PM
Ground Control Coffee Lounge
“Coffee, Wine,Gelato”
14140 W Indian School #B1 Goodyear, AZ
(NW Corner of Litchfield Road and Indian School)

Featured Teller:
West-Valley resident K. Sean Buvala has been kept busy performing and teaching storytelling for 23 years. In whatever state you call home, Sean has probably performed there. Recognized by the National Storytelling Network with the “Oracle Award,” Sean describes his stories as somewhere between “in your life and in your face” depending on the needs of his audience at any moment. When he’s not working in performances, you can find Sean coaching and training other artists or working as a trainer for corporate and non-profit leaders, teaching them to use the power of  storytelling to develop their own businesses. He’s the founder of  Find his website at

StoryRise presents both local and national storytellers in a one-hour fringe-theater performance. This is not an open-mic night.
This event is free of charge. We invite you to enjoy a food and beverage purchase from Ground Control’s reasonably-priced menu.

Produced by and The Arizona Storytelling  Guild. This event is not intended for small children.

Space is (really truly) limited, so please arrive early. Ground Control offers wine-tasting at 6PM for a minimal charge. Contact them at 623.935.2604 for details.